Family Reach bridges the gap between hospital and home.

Our Impact

We work directly with more than 400 oncology social workers at hospitals across the country to provide thousands of families in cancer treatment with critical financial assistance. Since 2003, we’ve helped more than 45,000 individuals from 49 states.

Our growing network of supporters made it possible for Family Reach to assist more than five times as many individuals in 2016 than in 2012, an astonishing 520% increase in five years.

Families served

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Patient Age
0-17: 76%
18-30: 12%
31+: 12%

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72% of the families we serve reported their household income was reduced by at least 50% after a cancer diagnosis.

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49% are surviving on a post-diagnosis income of less than $24,250.

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33% are single-parent households.

How we help

We’ve allocated more than $7.5 million in financial assistance to families battling cancer. Over the last 10 years, our new programs and expanded scope have also provided thousands of individuals with critical financial navigation and education.

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Our Financial Handbook has provided more than 10,000 families with critical information.

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We’ve distributed more than $400,000 in parking passes and gift cards.

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More than 1,500 individuals have received support via our 2016 Hope for the Holidays program.

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We’ve provided over 6,000 grants to directly cover everyday living expenses.

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Click to view our 2016 Family Reach Annual Report.

Hear directly from our families to see how your support can make a difference.